Miles Davis broke a lot of rules — and took jazz to the next level. A recent documentary explores his genius as well as the demons that haunted him.
The perfect hit song is equal parts magic, timing — and more than a few scientific ingredients. We break it down (to the degree that it can be).
“She’s So Heavy” is given lots of kudos for helping craft prog-rock. But Billy Preston — and multiple black artists — found (and further built) the gospel groove beneath.
In the mood to curl up with a book? These great jazz autobiographies showcase everyone from Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis to Lady Day to Brother Ray.